The Buhari phenomenon should also spread to states – Attah


Obong Victor Attah, the former governor of Akwa Ibom State and a life member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in this interview reviews the events that led to his party’s defeat in the recent presidential election and how the party can recover its steps.

GES Scheme: Agro-allied contractors cry out over unpaid N52bn


Fertilizer suppliers who participated under the Federal ministry of Agriculture’s Growth Enhancement Support Scheme (GESS) are appealing to the government to redeem the N52 billion (Fifty Two Billion Naira) being the subsidy portion they are being owed by both the Federal and State Governments. The Growth Enhancement Support Scheme (GESS)

Towards empowering women for global impact


For years now, there has been consistent clamour for the empowerment of women and the girl child so as to be able to make meaningful contributions to the growth of their nations as well as the entire world. This agitation has seen individuals, organisations both profit and non governmental including

You could have made things difficult – Buhari praises Jonathan


Nigeria’s in-coming president, Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that  out-going President, Goodluck Jonathan could have made things difficult by refusing to accept the outcome of the election, but rather chose the path of honour. Buhari said Jonathan’s decision to make the telephone call to him accepting defeat, changed the course of

Court strikes out Ufomba’s suit against Otti

A Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, on Wednesday, struck out a suit filed by a factional governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Chief Reagan Ufomba, against the authenticity of Dr. Alex Otti’s candidacy in the April governorship election.

SERAP asks Buhari to probe investment in power

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has decried poor electricity in the country and asked the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to probe the estimated investment of $30bn in the electricity sector for the past 15 years. SERAP, in a statement by its Executive Director, Adetokunbo Mumuni, on Tuesday, berated President Goodluck

Cheers and tears


SO, it has finally arrived – the day on which General Muhammadu Buhari will become the President of the Federal Republic for the second time. The post Cheers and tears appeared first on Vanguard News.

Investigate Ekiti violence, group tells Buhari

The President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has been advised to probe the spate of violence and kidnappings in Ekiti State. A statement by a group in Ekiti, Restoration Nigeria, on Thursday, said there was a need for a thorough investigation into the growing violence and kidnappings in the state.

My defeat, an act of God – Jonathan

Barely 24 hours to handing over power President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan has described his defeat at the 2015 general election as an act of God. Jonathan also said he has accepted his defeat in the election in good faith.

Saidi Balogun And Fathia Williams Officially Divorced + Divorce Papers Leak


Nollywood actor and producer, Saidi Balogun and actress, Faithia Balogun,who have been estranged are now confirmed officially divorced as the divorce papers leaked to the media a few days back.. E24-7 reports that the popular celebrity couple who have been separated for a while with accusations and counter accusations of

Jonathan, a good man betrayed?


His other name could have been modesty. President Goodluck Jonathan who hands over power today, came into office in a blitz of public sympathy, especially for his calmness in the face of total disregard by the handlers of his former boss and late president Umaru Yar’Adua.

The face of tomorrow


It is a verifiable fact that no nation can grow beyond the level of its teachers. It is also true that if you want to get a good picture of what the future holds, just assess the average child and get the answer you seek. These two facts are linked

Computer Warehouse Group posts N230m losses in 1Q 2015


Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) plc, a Nigerian technology company, started year 2015 with an after tax loss, analysis of its financial statement shows. The company that recently got listed on the country’s stock exchange has been recording faltering performance based on BusinessDay analysis.

Man bags 10 years for drug peddling

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday sentenced a petty trader, Sadiq Balogun, to 10 years imprisonment for dealing in heroin. Balogun, 27, who resides on Ikpodu Street, Ikeja, had pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of illicit drug.

Again, Buhari goes to school


A very popular and talented Ikwerre Eri Uvor musician, late James Avunonu Wizor, alias Jimmy Conter, Eze Agala 1 of Ikwerre, in his song titled “Change ‘83” released in 1984, sang thus: “Buhari buharile owa, imanu ele army chanjile nu Shagari ladule… change, Change ’83. Queue up, order, be disciplined.” A